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US Prosecutors Secure Guilty Plea in First-of-Its-Kind Espionage Act Case Involving Drone Photography

Seal of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia combined with mini drone photo from SimonWaldherr on Wikimedia Commons By Kevin Gosztola / The Dissenter In a first-of-its-kind prosecution, a Chinese graduate student pleaded guilty to violating the United States Espionage Act when he flew a drone and photographed U.S. military and […]

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The Media Kept Assange Behind Bars

The Guardian building in London, 2012. (Bryantbob, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons) By Jonathan Cook / Declassified UK It is only right that we all take a moment to celebrate the victory of Julian Assange’s release from 14 years of detention, in varying forms, to be united, finally, with his wife and children – two boys […]

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‘Julian Assange Is Free’: WikiLeaks Founder Strikes Plea Deal With US

By Common Dreams Staff WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday reached a deal with the U.S. government, agreeing to plead guilty to one felony related to the disclosure of national security information in exchange for his release from Belmarsh Prison in the United Kingdom. A related document was filed in federal court in the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. […]

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Judges Named for Assange Appeal

Royal Courts of Justice where Assange’s appeal will take place July 9-10 (Joe Lauria) By Joe Lauria / Consortium News The judges in Julian Assange’s two-day appeal hearing on July 9-10 are the same who granted Assange a rare victory last month:  his right to appeal the Home Office’s extradition order to the United States.  Justices […]

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U.K. Court to Decide Tuesday If Julian Assange Can Appeal Extradition

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Report: Justice Department Considering Plea Deal for Assange

By Dave DeCamp / Antiwar.com The Justice Department is considering whether to offer WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange the opportunity to plead guilty to a reduced charge of mishandling classified information, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The report said DOJ officials and Assange’s legal team have already had preliminary talks […]